A number of Greater Lehigh Valley companies have made the Inc. 5000, a national ranking of the fastest-growing private companies.
Netizen of Allentown was the highest ranking Lehigh Valley Company on the list. The veteran-owned provider of cyber security solutions came in at number 184 on the list with 2,222% growth.
“Being ranked in the highest tiers of the Inc. 5000 list for a second year in a row is perhaps yet again the truest testament to the capabilities of our world-class team which boasts a cadre of industry-recognized leaders and professionals,” said Michael Hawkins, Netizen’s president and CEO.
It is Netizen second time on the list.
In 2019, Netizen placed 47th overall and was the nation’s fastest growing cyber security company.
That was the highest ranking that a company based in the Lehigh Valley region had ever achieved on the Inc. 5000 list, according to the Inc. website.
Vizinex RFID of Bethlehem, which recently launched a new product line of radio frequency identification tags made the list for the first time, coming in at number 3,053. It had growth of 127%.
“It is exciting to have Vizinex join fellow Pennsylvania companies like Netizen in making this year’s Inc. 5000 list,” said Ken Horton, co-founder and CEO of Vizinex. “Being on Inc. 5000 list reflects our team’s success at providing innovative solutions to customer problems. This has made Vizinex the technological leader in RFID tagging solutions to a growing number of businesses.”
Other businesses making the list from the Lehigh Valley include:
The Inc. 5000 list represents the most successful companies among independent small and midsized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000, Inc.